The BFCA holds their awards ceremony tonight and it will be huge. Ten films are up for Best Picture and the winner instantly becomes the frontrunner for the Oscar. In fact, the BFCA winner has often matched up with the eventual Oscar winner. Past winners include “The Departed,” “No Country For Old Men,” and “A Beautiful Mind.” The acting categories will also be interesting. In a wide open actress race, a frontrunner will finally be annointed. We’ll also see if Sean Penn can continue his hot streak as he plows forward toward a second Best Actor Oscar in five years. Here are our predictions:

Best Picture – Slumdog Millionaire

Best Actor – Mickey Rourke, The Wrestler

Best Actress – Anne Hathaway, Rachel Getting Married

Best Supporting Actor – Heath Ledger, The Dark Knight

Best Supporting Actress – Penelope Cruz, Vicky Cristina Barcelona

Best Acting Ensemble – Doubt

Best Director – David Fincher, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Best Writer – Simon Beaufoy, Slumdog Millionaire

Best Animated Feature – Wall-E

Best Composer – Alexandre Desplat, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button